Albert Bowers and Jessie Cole, you are both somewhat younger and you were not ringleaders. You also suffer from learning difficulties which make you more likely to follow the lead of someone who is more capable than you are. In your cases I do not make a finding of dangerousness and will deal with this case by means of determinate sentences of detention in a young offender institution. I have decided to deal with you equally, because the real determining factor of this sentence is what you did and the harm you caused. … [Read more...] about Hero PC Andrew Harper’s mother slams ‘unduly lenient’ sentences for her son’s killers who will go free in eight years – as she welcomes review of their jail terms
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In Hiroshima, Hersey chose his subjects carefully: the widow raising kids, two doctors, a German Jesuit priest, the young woman working to support her parents, and the Rev Kiyoshi Tanimoto. If you read between the lines of the book, Hersey’s subjective choices of who to include, and how to unfurl carefully culled details through his subjects’ eyes, did not just give the book its emotional power. Taken together, these choices laid out a clear point of view against the atomic bomb. Hersey’s son told the New Yorker that the journalist had “a strong sense of right and wrong”, which colored his approach to reporting and writing the story. … [Read more...] about Daughters of the bomb: my reckoning with Hiroshima, 75 years later
PC Harper (left), 28, had tried to stop the thieves stealing a quad bike and his ankles were lassoed by the trailing loading strap as the teenagers tried to escape in Sulhamstead, Berkshire, in August last year. The stricken officer had married his wife, Lissie (right), 29, just four weeks before his death. … [Read more...] about PC Andrew Harper’s killer shamelessly brags ‘I’m a real man’ as he is arrested outside pub in footage filmed when he was aged 15 – two years before he dragged police officer to his death
Does this presumption not apply when the guy being accused is a Democrat running for president? It would seem that way. In January, according to reporting from the Intercept, Reade asked for help from the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, which has supported accusers of high-profile people like Weinstein. Reade was reportedly told by the National Women’s Law Center, the organization within which the Time’s Up fund is housed, that it couldn’t assist with accusations against a presidential candidate because it would jeopardize their non-profit status. The Intercept further notes that “the public relations firm that works on behalf of the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund is SKDKnickerbocker, whose managing director, Anita Dunn, is the top adviser to Biden’s presidential campaign”. … [Read more...] about Why has the media ignored sexual assault and misbehaviour allegations against Biden?
Lex, who runs a film company with Zara, says: “I think as a husband, a lot of the time you feel powerless. Guys tend to bury emotions and for me, with Jesse, I didn’t grieve and I had panic attacks off the back of that. … [Read more...] about We’ve lost 10 babies between us, but just like Gemma Collins we found the strength to go on